Building permits, 7/10 to 7/17/2009

The following recent building permit activity includes permits for commercial projects valued at $10,000 or more, and residential homes valued at $250,000 or more.


1211 Jersey St., $2,200,000 for new four story mixed use residential and commercial building with parking garage. Owner and applicant: MDHS Investments LLC.

920 Lakeway Dr., $300,000 for new retail fueling facility. Owner: Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. Applicant: James Coombes, Fred Meyer Stores Inc.

1700 Block Fraser St., $300,000 for construction of boardwalk along the southern side of the 1700 block of Fraser St. row. Owner and applicant: City of Bellingham Park Dept.

MH Western Washington University, $36,000,000 for commercial renovations of 130,000-square-foot academic building for classroom and office use, includes cafeteria: Miller Hall. Owner: Western Washington University. Applicant: Mahlum Architects. Contractor: Dawson Construction.

224 36th St., $46,000 for tenant improvement for existing tenant, interior work only: Clearwire. Owner: Sehome/Vander Pol/Teel LLC/Cain LLC. Applicant: Palladeo.

4203 Wildwood Dr., $500,000 for new single family residence: two-story with unheated, attached garage. Owner: William F. III and Janet G. Baeder. Applicant: Deborah Todd.

250 Flora St., $10,000 to install two lettered signs and addresses. Owner: Bellingham-Whatcom Public Facilities District. Applicant: Tera Sundin.

1020 W. Bakerview Road, $34,200 to install signage for new Jack in the Box restaurant. Owner: Jack in the Box Inc. Applicant and contractor: Meyer Sign & Advertising Co.  


 1708 I St., $200,000 for foundation only addition to existing church: Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship. Owner: Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship. Contractor: Credo Construction.

4006 Meridian St., $25,000 for tenant improvement: expand pawn shop into adjacent tenant space (through area-separation wall) for storage only: Pawn X-Change. Owner: Carl & Helen Wibbelman. Contractor: Group Construction General Contractors Inc.

MW Western Washington University, $400,000 for commercial addition: add semi-heated warehouse space to vehicle maintenance garage. Owner: Western Washington University. Contractor: Colacurcio Brothers Inc.

BT Western Washington University, $9,291,296 for commercial addition/alteration: add five-story wood frame dormitory and one-story cafe/entry, renovate portion of ground floor of existing building. Owner: Western Washington University. Contractor: Ebenal General.

2722 Wildrose Court, $286,152 for new single family residence with attached garage. Owner: Sergey I. Savchuk. Contractor: Arrow Construction & Excavation Inc.

Compiled by Isaac Bonnell

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